100NO 567: Back Pain Masterclass and Keeping the Spine Working Better

Are you one of the 80% of the population that are experiencing back pain? Do you know the difference between chronic and acute pain? Do you believe that back pain is a normal part of aging and something we just put up with? There is no doubt that as we get older, things start to… Continue reading 100NO 567: Back Pain Masterclass and Keeping the Spine Working Better

TWIW 160: Poor posture linked to cognitive decline

This Week In Wellness a study published in Nature that looked at over 400 elderly Japanese men and women, has suggested that spinal posture assessments may be a useful tool for detecting cognitive decline in older populations. https://spinalresearch.com.au/detection-of-cognitive-decline-by-spinal-posture-assessment-in-health-exams-of-the-general-older-population/ https://www.nature.com/articles/s41598-022-12605-7

TWIW 155: “Tech neck” on the rise in Australia

This Week In Wellness the Australian Chiropractors Association is reporting that Australians are now spending 5.5 hours a day on their phones, with the additional 60% of neck flexion caused placing an extra 27kg of weight through the spine and leading to increased risk for physical and mental health challenges. https://www.chiro.org.au/patients/campaigns/spinal-health-week/#techneck https://www.aihw.gov.au/reports/chronic-musculoskeletal-conditions/back-problems/contents/what-are-back-problems www.chiro.org.au/find-a-chiro